The national team of Egypt in the world championship on football of 2018 will play in group A, where its rivals will be teams of Saudi Arabia, Russia and Uruguay.
The composition of the Egypt national team for the 2018 world Cup (preliminary):
Goalkeepers: Essam El-Hadary (Al-Taaun), Mohamed El-Shenawy (Al Ahly), Sheriff Ekramy (Al-Ahly);
Defenders: Ahmed Fathi, Saad Samir, Ayman Ashraf (all al Ahly), Mahmoud Hamdi (Zamalek), Mohamed Abdel-Shafi (al-Fateh), Ahmed, Hegazy, Ali Gabr (both West Bromwich Albion), Ahmed al-Muhammadi (Aston Villa), Omar Gaber (Los Angeles);
Midfielders: Tarek Hamed (Zamalek), Shikabala (Al-Raed), Abdullah Saeed (Kups), Sam Morsy (Wigan), Mohamed El-Nenni (Arsenal), Kahraba (Al-Ittihad), Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke City), Mahmoud Hassan (Kasimpasa), AMR (Atromitos);
Forwards: Marwan Mohsen (Al-Ahly), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool).
Head coach: Hector Cooper – 61 (16.11.55)
International friendlies before the 2018 world Cup:
Mar 23 – Portugal (lost 1:2)March 27 – Greece (1-1)May 26 – Kuwait (1-1)June 1 – Columbia (0:0 draw)June 6 – Belgium
Schedule for the 2018 world Cup:
June 15 – UruguayJune 19 – RussiaJune 25 – Saudi Arabia
Schedule for the 2018 world CupThe standings of the 2018 world Cup